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Man describes becoming a better parent after divorce

By Kainen Law Group |

A pretty dark shadow has usually been cast on divorce in Las Vegas and across the country, especially when the split includes children. The thought of the separation ruining a child’s life often comes to mind when parents are making the decision to break up. Although the split can be hard on kids, one… Read More »

Divorced fathers and the work-parenthood balance

By Kainen Law Group |

When one thinks about divorce, there’s the image of a couple parting ways or a family learning to deal with a new child custody arrangement. When making the decision to divorce in Las Vegas, these types of immediate issues are usually at the forefront of most people’s minds. But divorce can bring ramifications in… Read More »

Sesame Street aims to help kids cope with divorce

By Kainen Law Group |

When young children are going through a divorce, it is not uncommon for them to feel sad, confused, angry, hurt or any combination of emotions. Unfortunately, aside from siblings, there are rarely any sources of support and understanding that are their age and experiencing exactly what they are. Further, there are relatively few child-oriented… Read More »

Family court judge makes unique child support order

By Kainen Law Group |

About 10 years ago, a state supreme court ruled that it was permissible for a family court judge in the state to forbid a parent from having any more children until he could show that he was able to financially support all of his children. That order did not violate the parent’s constitutional right… Read More »

How adult children can help boomer parents through divorce

By Kainen Law Group |

According to a recent study, about one out of three members of the baby boomer generation is unmarried, and 60 percent of that number is divorced. In fact, the divorce rate for people over 50 has doubled since 1990, and it is likely to continue to rise in the coming years. Even if it… Read More »

Are very young children affected by divorce?

By Kainen Law Group |

If you and your spouse are deciding whether to divorce, there is probably one factor that is playing into your decision more than any other: your children and the potential effects of a divorce on them. Many Las Vegas parents are encouraged, however, by the common belief that very young children probably will not… Read More »

Could parents’ divorce cause child’s future health issues?

By Kainen Law Group |

It is not difficult to imagine that a man whose parents divorced when he was young could experience some significant emotional or psychological issues as a result of that split, such as a difficulty trusting or being intimate with someone else, or feelings of inadequacy. But could a child whose parents divorce also be… Read More »

In child custody, technology can both help and hurt

By Kainen Law Group |

Las Vegas parents who are separated or divorced know that it can be very difficult to effectively communicate with your child’s other parent. Not only must you overcome the traditional barriers of misunderstanding and miscommunication, but you are also often in a situation rife with anger, resentment, guilt, frustration and sadness. These emotions can… Read More »

Study: One-on-one time with father leads to higher self-esteem

By Kainen Law Group |

Following a long-term study of 200 families in Nevada and across the country, researchers have concluded that teenagers who spend more time alone with their fathers have higher self-esteem than those who do not. In addition, teens who spend more time with their dads in group settings tend to have better social skills. The… Read More »

How should Nevada grandparents handle their child’s divorce? (2)

By Kainen Law Group |

Last week, we wrote about the unique challenges facing grandparents when their adult children decide to divorce. The situation can be very delicate, and grandparents must find a balance between supporting their children and remaining on good terms with their child’s soon-to-be ex-spouse, who could very well stand in the way of the grandparents… Read More »

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